A Guide to Help Local Governments Understand Their Housing Challenges and Explore Solutions through Actionable Strategies

The situation:
Housing supply isn’t keeping up with demand. Costs are rising faster than wages. A strategic, regional approach is needed to address metro Atlanta’s housing challenges.

The approach:
The Metro Atlanta Housing Strategy provides detailed information and data about the region’s housing market and offers a set of actionable steps that local communities can consider taking to address their housing issues.

The goal is to foster a greater mix of housing options in the region, reflective of each community’s specific housing needs. Learn more

How it works:
10 Housing Submarkets
The region is broken into 10 housing submarkets based on characteristics such as average sales price, age, type, and size. These submarkets cross city and county lines and include non-contiguous sections. Learn more

6 Primary Strategies
Each submarket is matched with strategies and related tactics that present options for local governments seeking to address their housing challenges. The strategies include:

  • Increase housing supply
  • Preserve affordable supply
  • Reduce housing and transportation costs
  • Expand capital resources
  • Promote housing stability
  • Develop leadership and collaboration on affordability
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